Gen. William F. Rogers. Gen. William F. Rogers, who served in the civil war, died suddenly at Buffalo yes- terday. He was seventy-nine years of age, having been born in Philadelphia in 1820. He entered the service in the Twenty-first New York Volunteers, serving for two years, when he was brevetted Brigadier General by President Johnson. Later he was successively Auditor, Controller, and Mayor of Buffalo. In 1887 he was appoint ed Superintendent of the Soldiers and Sail- ors' Home, at Bath, resigning about eight years ago because of advancing age.